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The Big Takeover

Recently one of my favorite magazines the Big Takeover celebrated its 40th anniversary. I got my first issue in 1988 when I was interning in Washington DC and I have continued reading it since then. So in honor of this milestone here my f50 favorite albums by some of bands that have been championed in its pages
1The Chameleons
Strange Times
2Ride
Nowhere
3The Smiths
Strangeways, Here We Come
4Leatherface
Horsebox
5The Sound
From The Lion's Mouth
6The Decemberists
Picaresque
7The Chills
Submarine Bells
8Slowdive
Souvlaki
9Sugar
File Under: Easy Listening
10Pale Saints
The Comforts of Madness
11Mega City Four
Who Cares Wins
12Idaho
Three Sheets to the Wind
13Catherine Wheel
Happy Days
14Guided by Voices
Isolation Drills
15Scenic
Incident at Cima
16For Against
Mason's California Lunch Room
17The Lucy Show
...Undone
18Low
Things We Lost in the Fire
19The House of Love
The House Of Love [1990]
20The Leaving Trains
Kill Tunes
21Bob Mould
Silver Age
22Moose
...XYZ
23Chapterhouse
Blood Music
24T.S.O.L.
Beneath The Shadows
25Astrid Williamson
Boy for You
26Lotion
Nobody's Cool
27Belly
Star
28China Drum
Goosefair
29Sloan
The Double Cross
30Whipping Boy
Heart Worm
31Kitchens Of Distinction
Strange Free World
32Adorable
Against Perfection
33New Model Army
Eight
34Idlewild
The Remote Part
35Elbow
Asleep In The Back
36The Electric Soft Parade
Holes in the Wall
37The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Belong
38Mark Eitzel
Caught in a Trap and I Can't Back Out...
39Bad Religion
Suffer
40The Shins
Chutes Too Narrow
41Death Cab for Cutie
The Photo Album
42The Joykiller
The Joykiller
43The Effigies
Fly On A Wire
44Naked Raygun
Throb Throb
45The Comsat Angels
Sleep No More
46Roddy Frame
Surf
47Buzzcocks
Trade Test Transmissions
48The Delgados
Universal Audio
49Savage Republic
Tragic Figures
50American Music Club
Mercury
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